16 Aug 2010

Arsenal and Liverpool draw

7:33 am on 16 August 2010

Arsenal equalised in the last minute of normal time to grab a 1-all draw at Liverpool as both teams finished with 10 men in their opening Englsih Premier League football match of the season.

Liverpool went ahead just after halftime with a goal from French striker David Ngog.

Arsenal equalised when the Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina spilled a shot into his own goal.

A minute before halftime, Liverpool were reduced to 10 men when England midfielder Joe Cole, making his Premier League debut for his new side, was sent off for a clumsy challenge, while the Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny was sent off seconds from the end of stoppage time for a second yellow card following a handball.